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Flexibility and Open Integration

Linking with your other systems for improved productivity

Regardless of the size of your organisation, we will provide the optimum HR and / or Payroll Management solution

In a truly open environment, you can move your data seamlessly from one hardware / operating system to another.  chris21 is compatible with standard operating systems from across a wide variety of hardware manufacturers.

Flexibility & User Customisation

A variety of screens collect and manage data and there is the flexibility to set parameters to meet specific business criteria:

  • Change field, screen or menu labels
  • Create new screens, fields or menus
  • Add fields to existing screens
  • Hide unused screens and fields

User customisation tools ensure that the scope of HR information stored on the chris21 database is unlimited. Naturally, additional configuration functions are also included to ensure that your business rules can be implemented.

Email Alerts & Diary Reminders

  • Choose the changes to create a diary reminder
  • Messages appear automatically on screen at pre-determined dates
  • Create diary alerts with direct calendar input or task function within Microsoft OutlookTM

Guaranteed Data Security and Audit

A flexible security system allows the control and monitoring of access to forms, reports and data at an individual, departmental and organisational level.

A full audit trail is automatically created for each database event.

Extensive Online Help and User Guide

A comprehensive, context-sensitive online help facility is provided.

Technology Functions

  • Security – Logon authentication may be controlled using Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) with a directory service.
  • Standards and Protocols – Communication protocol are TCP/IP, Web Services and HTTP/S.
  • Scheduling – Reports and other long-running processes can be batched or scheduled to run at particular dates and times.
  • Email Gateway – Automatic links with Microsoft ExchangeTM and other SMTP compliant applications
  • Multi Language – For a global workforce, there is a multi-language European solution, Global HR.
  • Active Data Dictionary – User-customisable via online design tools for the creation of new fields, tables, forms and business rules.
  • Smart Import and Export Manager module – Migrate data from legacy systems using our supplied spreadsheet formats.
  • Ledger Interface – Frontier Software has over 80 specific modules to interface with the world’s leading ERP / Accounting software.  A standard interface file is included within the payroll module.

Office Automation

chris21 mail-merge facilities make it easy to extract data and update spreadsheets using Microsoft WordTM and OutlookTM .  Graphical presentations and letters / emails, such as salary reviews, are easy to perform.


Employee or applicant attachments can be stored against any record within chris21.  You decide the file type, eg, Doc, XLS, jpg, wrnv, etc.



HR & Payroll
Comprehensive Human Resource Integrated Solution Click to read more »
Chris 21 - Comprehensive Human Resource Integrated Solution
Self Service
Create a virtual HR office & realise significant savings Click to read more »
HR 21 - Employee and Manager Self Service
Recruitment Management
Effective management of applicants Click to read more »
Effective management of applicants
Time and Attendance
Capturing attendance from multiple time recording devices
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TA 21 - Time & Attendance
Learning & Development
Tools to manage an entire staff training programme Click to read more »
LD 21 - Learning & Development
Performance Management
Vital for both staff development and business growth Click to read more »
EPM 21 - Performance Management (e-Performance)
E-claim / Expenses
Self service expense claims management Click to read more »
ECL 21 - E-claim / Expenses
Human Resources Dashboard
Powerful tool for communicating critical information Click to read more »
DSH 21 - Human Resources Dashboard